Tag Archives: Game Design

The Road Ahead. Why all the fuss?

Life’s a roller coaster, so don’t expect things to always go your way. The one thing that never changes is that things are going to change. In a rough spot? Chances are that will change. In a valley? Keep going, there’s a mountaintop ahead! Keep a positive attitude, but be realistic, too. Continue reading

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Adventures in Toonaria Part 3

The roboto may appear harmless, but there’s a lot going on under the hood and it has a rich backstory as well. As with all of the core creatures you can run, it will come with a load of cool talent options. Continue reading

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QT Games: Toonaria Campaign Setting

QT Games’ Toonaria Campaign Setting? Think Alice in Wonderland, Matrix, Incredibles, Pokemon, Godzilla, The Truman Show, and Lord of the Rings all rolled into one. Continue reading

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Kickstarter Wants My Firstborn!

Today I’d like to talk about some of the trials and tribulations of both running Kickstarter campaigns and backing them. I often encourage people to invest in others—to back worthy Kickstarters campaigns (at least those they have an interest in). … Continue reading

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Building a better RPG and/or Setting

Imagine a game designer spending years putting together a world or two or ten – a mini campaign of sorts (I say mini, because you’d need way more than that for a full blown campaign setting with space travel, unless … Continue reading

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QT Games: Upcoming Books

Hi all, for those of you not reading our QT Games Updates on Kickstarter, our forums or Facebook posts, we’ve been busy campers! As the logo above hints, I renamed my Shadow Hunter novella as there were way too many … Continue reading

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Designer Diary #14: Fiction Givaway + Roleplaying Games and Settings Questions (Part 2)

One might think after thirty-six years I would have tired of the Cosmoverse—the universe I started creating in 1978 and have been running adventures in for decades, or that I would have at least moved on from the game I … Continue reading

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